Society often glorifies the caretaker to a saint-like status. But, it’s important to know when caretaking reaches the point of actually being more harmful than helpful.
Are you robbing the person you love of the opportunity to learn from their mistakes and suffering? Are you sabotaging your relationship by taking on so much that you’re headed straight for burn out?
Whether you’re a parent caring for a child, a lover caring for your partner or a young person caring for a parent, this episode can help you avoid a relationship disaster and possibly even long-term psychological damage.
Here are a few of the highlights:
- What is Caretaking? [1:00]
- The Caretaker Blindspot [4:00]
- Slipping From Being A Caretaker And Into Codependency [7:00]
- Action Step [10:00]
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